effect adds to achieve an emphasis on the inherent force in the agent capable of surmounting obstacles.
effected sweeping reforms
fulfill implies a complete realization of ends or possibilities.
fulfilled their ambitions
Examples of discharge in a Sentence
She's due to be discharged from the hospital on Wednesday.
We had to discharge several employees last week.
Thousands of soldiers were discharged after the war.
The judge discharged the jury.
The ship discharged missiles against enemy targets.
The gun failed to discharge. Noun
The doctors approved her discharge from the hospital.
Several former employees are suing the company for wrongful discharge.
After his discharge from the military, he went to college to become a teacher.
The damage was caused by accidental discharge of a hunting rifle.
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Recent Examples on the Web
In addition to generating clean water that can either be reused or safely discharged to the environment, the membranes also concentrate the organic compounds in the fluid stream during the separation process.—Jeff Kart, Forbes, 30 Nov. 2023 When finished, the hundreds of thousands of gallons of water will be purified to the level of acceptable drinking water so it can safely be discharged into the ocean.—Rob Nikolewski, San Diego Union-Tribune, 16 Nov. 2023 Polestar is developing a virtual power plant (VPP) that connects participating cars to the grid and each other, calculating when to charge or discharge from the grid based on the best energy usage, battery health, grid demand, and owner monetization.—Daniel Golson, The Verge, 14 Nov. 2023 But some pieces of the shattered brain would become lodged in the nasal canals and have to be discharged.—Mike O’Brien, The New Yorker, 9 Nov. 2023 She was rushed to an area hospital, where she was treated and discharged from the hospital on Oct. 6 without notifying police.—Chris Eberhart, Fox News, 6 Nov. 2023 The lawsuit, which was originally filed during the Trump administration, asked the department to adjudicate their claims under borrower's defense of repayment, a program that allows the Department of Education to discharge student loans for borrowers who can prove they were defrauded.—Jeremiah Poff, Washington Examiner, 31 Oct. 2023 On Monday, Powell discharged the unit’s last newborn.—Bracey Harris, NBC News, 18 Nov. 2023 Six months later, Brittany was medically discharged after breaking her right femur in a training accident.—Wendy Grossman Kantor, Peoplemag, 17 Nov. 2023
Borrowers who receive enough IDR credit to reach the appropriate milestone for loan forgiveness are receiving discharges.—Adam S. Minsky, Forbes, 29 Nov. 2023 The national background check system looks for issues like a criminal conviction, mental health problems, a dishonorable military discharge, unlawful immigration status or a domestic violence restraining order.—Serge F. Kovaleski, New York Times, 29 Nov. 2023 The Coast Guard is still working to identify the specific source and cause of the spill, but the discharge is near a pipeline system owned by the Main Pass Oil Gathering (MPOG) company.—Will Sullivan, Smithsonian Magazine, 22 Nov. 2023 By 6 weeks old, Micah weighed 5 pounds, was beginning to nurse, and was progressing toward discharge.—Jennifer Canvasser, STAT, 9 Nov. 2023 Symptoms of respiratory illness in dogs include coughing, sneezing, nasal or eye discharge and lethargy.—CBS News, 20 Nov. 2023 Public health investigators found the first one using state data about hospital discharges, identifying a young man who had cut countertops for nearly a decade.—Emily Alpert Reyes, Los Angeles Times, 19 Nov. 2023 And this goes back to the 1950s with something called spark discharge experiments.—Chris Klimek, Smithsonian Magazine, 16 Nov. 2023 Signs of an infection typically include discharge, redness or pain.—Meghan Overdeep, Southern Living, 16 Nov. 2023 See More
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Middle English dischargen, discargen, deschargen "to unload, free (from something burdensome), deprive, put an end to, get rid of (a debt, obligation, duty)," borrowed from Anglo-French descharger, descarger, from des-dis- + charger, carger "to load, burden" — more at charge entry 1
Middle English discharge, descharge "release, relief," borrowed from Anglo-French, "unloading, release, relief," derivative of descharger "to unload, free (from something burdensome)" — more at discharge entry 1